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on terrorism the groups holding the rally. led by the main suspect in the two thousand and eight mumbai a times jordan says the arab league will seek international recognition of a palestinian state up to donald trump's decision on jerusalem some members of the organization have been meeting in amman jordan jordan people protested in jordan and several other countries after the u.s. president recognized as israel's capital in syria the latest government to send a shelling of rebel how suburbs of damascus have killed at least seventeen people activists say eastern ghouta is being bombarded almost every day about four hundred thousand b.c. syrians are chopsticks. the italian coast guard say at least eight migrants have drowned off the coast of libya eighty six others have been rescued from a boat they were in s.q. agency say many more sail missing and put the death toll to us highest twenty five german chancellor angela merkel says she thinks major parties can form
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a coalition government a potential sticking point between angle americans first and democrats and the social democrats is the refugee crisis stay with us on al-jazeera. on counting the cost will look at the economic reasons behind the rest in the middle east second largest economy plus new year new walls for european finance but that's not all we'll ask the chief global economist at u.b.s. what's his dangerous idea counting the cost at this time. twenty sixteen was the deadliest year on record for migrants and refugees attempting to get into europe. over five thousand people died between libya and italy or turkey and greece. the following film was first broadcast in two thousand and seven well before today's conflicts in the middle
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east. then many european migrants were using another less publicized route to a better life. this is the southernmost outpost of for chris europe. to. get its all mainland africa opposite the straits of gibraltar. mediterranean angler. it's one of the last vestiges of spanish rule in north america. it's been european for more than five hundred years and madrid insists it will never relinquish control.
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recent visit by the spanish monarch highlighted the ongoing tension over the status and future of so-to. spain has also cordoned it off from playing comparison with another war in another place so you're. either. in the list or. the crossing between morocco and spain has become a magnet for tens of thousands of workers and migrants legal and illegal. but this is the back door into the prosperous european union and the hope of a better economic future. within the town of so
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is another divide a social division that is religious and economic that when the wealthy christian spaniards and their poor a muslim compadre it's off moroccan to send. a town of so to is a geographical anomaly. of mainland africa but belonging to europe. even its geographical position it's no wonder that one of the foremost mapmakers of the. ancient world was born here in ten ninety nine. helped make possible the great voyages of discovery which led to colonize ation and as in the case of sauterne the presence of europe in africa. once again
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economic opportunism is the prime mover but now the migration is in the opposite direction as those who were formerly colonized head north riven by war wound and oppression. ending up here at the gate of europe. a dollar longer to moment. and filled the local poor. second thing to the little problematic. what the migrants find is a double fence. most of it paid for by the european union. four meters high six kilometers long. cable dental got on this in english in this article the only. effective up there are they not of their own model i mean if you mean you go. to church what the migrants also find is
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a holding center or their status as refugees is decided and that typically takes months it's not a frozen but there are straight. to tunisia. support our longest well. walk easy. to commute city of. him or lose more yet. him off the path to. suit our city to city as we see is if we see fast. part of why you. really. remove the might be. those who arrive often come from far further afield from other continents even.
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i came here. because. you know. there are people who are allowed into from africa and it takes them only a few minutes. every day thousands of moroccans trudged past the deserted guard posts that separate the spanish enclave from morocco. the bundles of soap clothes and oil they carry home for resale in morocco and not an entirely legal traffic. but the spanish authorities turn a blind eye knowing how profitable this trade is to the city. this cross border trade is it all with an old relationship built on mistrust and suspicion between spain and morocco over say.
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it goes back to the collapse of muslim rule in spain at the end of the fifteenth century which for some gives the issue a religious dimension. and . by the same. he is a. monk. you know it's only a matter of course kick you don't know if that little computer so most of you can.
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get in the going to. be the most you know one of them when you know you've. got to go to come in. on this is say it sure appears to be a home movie yes cosmopolis of the city. but through the middle of it runs a mob over. the invisible war. that divides its seventy thousand inhabitants along religious lines. and the let's see. a shot of death for them again it's a. beautiful souls.
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and. this is the impoverished hillside neighborhood of principally alfonso. disaffected inhabitants cite examples of official neglect contributing to their poverty and despair. this is well hard to say which is was that this. and those muslims who feel marginalized make no secret of where their allegiances lie. he says. one. for every friday
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they pray for the health and prosperity of the king the king of morocco. will. see. the mission with even yet the minute. i look at all will who work. for. the lamb and who is surely. bedini are born in a home. that in a sea the thoughts are small seeds of us or may not be buffeted here in europe on a home. part of the home aisle but. the field heading in medina at any corner that's a perfect and the thought pattern in a city here here let's talk for i'll tell you and the words you have fifi many that's the main amount i will see mean a leadin are you at the know. there was the one who invented the.
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it's a scene a first communion or often played out in mainland spain the priest officiating doesn't see any divisions between saints is christians and muslims. no no you have a comes about it you're going to get a lot of life in it so we proceed to. the door sort of love all about you know man at it all all that he had to have been a lot of it i think into only that it some we got of the i live. in door and i could you know get blame all that and all but you know this i love that nothing comes about not into the moment about maceda you know what i feel. what happened to put out the well that is what i meant you know about you know the fight in the cradle because much of the money that you know why you want to buy your own oil but i still favor vessel fate but of course i know. that a bit of that. the
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city of souter is spain's footprint on the very northern tip of africa and five african migrants the shortest way into europe. to stop them europe is build a double barbed wire fence it's a modern version of the great wall of china and more recently the berwyn wall while those walls relied on heights and guards to keep outsiders of a spanish fans bristles with electronic surveillance gear but the purpose is the same. offense it replaced much lower was too easily breached with the result battle for the truly desperate saulteaux became a stepping stone into continental europe. underworld spirit. of.
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smart i wonder. if being neutral and silver. if you're going to do is. those who still chance their luck wait in the surrounding forests but if caught they're transported back to their countries of origin by the moroccan or qualities. now though there are a growing demand for a more constructive approach to bring about a lasting solution to the problem of illegal immigration. i say. i said. i see a gun i go ahead. on that i feel. this appropriate bicycle nothing i'm going to get
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out of. by saying. well let's examine the fear. placed on me. but i want to look. at them. to see those programs in action when asked across the mainland spain on the other side of the mediterranean. this is the bay of comedy is. there on the twenty fifth of october two thousand and three local man was shown by the sites of thirty five male corpses washed ashore
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close to his home twelve of them were from the same rock and. two thieves. the corpses of young people. here in the fistfight. for four hours it was a very. heavy experience. when we found the people we take our cars with our own money and we went to morrow we were to find their people. in bed he made out because benny morale is up plays with our high trade or any ration and we decided to go there i'm displaying there reeks of illegal immigration adverted ten data
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courses back. together me for the man. who is a schoolteacher decided to take action if founded a charity called solly that is the director to ensure that the little moroccan village of. does not lose any more of its husbands and some he's constantly encouraging others to join him. easily that we have a very town we all are volunteers we spend our own money we put our cars our own work we don't the theft of. money public money because we've seen that people have to shamed inside when people change inside is able to change the world. and the change that raphael and his
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charity is aiming to bring about is in the minds of hundred residents who still view migration as their only salvation paying lip. the attention to the well known rules. even know when to. cross a. router it was very dangerous and that many of their friends and parents were dead because of that sound of their young people from one salah wanted to cross browser here and. what makes the approach of this charity so innovative is not its idealism but its pragmatism in linking the economic interests of spanish citizens with the well being of those in a remote iraq and village. it costs taxpayers in spain two thousand euros
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every time that a drowned man is sent back in a coffin so far better to spend that in developing the migrants place of origin and adoption of sorts that others can emulate we wanted to make for on their home soil or a good place to leave because it is i would have a place to live. we have thirty building a small clinic a classroom for the children. we have started to given them. in order to avoid data little children work in the in the country because we understood that this bird turned up a little she and remain in the school where again because if they are working in the country there is a possibility that if they try to any rate because they don't get enough money
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to leave but if they are starry they have a possibility of developing. this imaginative grassroots initiative is it all with the vents. policing approach favored by the european governments of europe. south is bob why barry a may for a time at least stop the flow. but it does nothing to remove jewelry on the line causes. a different era in our air something artificial. at the end it is not going to or stop people it is not going to stop or even ration it is can control illegal immigration but it is not going to a stop or eat. in order to stop illegal immigration we have to shane our
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mentality. them entirely people have to change to in africa because they are in africa they have to understand they have to work protecting they are all me interested in developing their own economies. is a radical shift in our thinking realize ation warms up. sooner or later the difference in sofa is going down sooner or later because france fancies can to stop if people. from many years are go up to no people in the raid. and easy going to happen this time in the future so fantasies. are not the.
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east to all prim i work hard because their main frames its place inside our heart. the film you've just seen was first broadcast almost ten years ago when the number of migrant deaths from spanish territory had reached its peak. the world's media only started to take notice when the drowned audience of african migrants began washing ashore on the tourist beaches of the spanish canary islands. spans response was to stiffen its border security but despite all the effort and expense spent on beefing up its buddhist migration is on the rise. migrants hoping to be among the lucky few to reach the other side have often rushed the border
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fence shown in the c.c.t.v. footage released by the spanish government sometimes the consequence is a tragic. on one occasion and say uta and twenty fourteen at least fourteen african migrants drowned when trying to swim their way from morocco to spain. these pictures show spanish buddha guts firing rubber bullets and smoke canisters to would survive this as they swim across the border. those who made it a life were to put it back to morocco on the other side of the. a spokesperson from the spanish ministry of interior said that shots fired one aimed at the swimmers and claimed their response was proportional. today this is no longer an issue isolated in a faraway spanish and played. the number of people hoping to reach europe has swelled by huge wave of refugees from was in syria iraq and afghanistan.
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thousands of people attesting europe's buddhas by the sea from libya to. and from taki to greece and then continuing overland to europe's more affluent countries. these scenes of from hungary as refugees attempt to travel west we are humans where the humanity where the world to see us look everyone here they are fatherless we don't need anything just a troll just. not out of the field just good luck on top of the world is not a. good joke. in response europe is building moves today there are five existing fences across the continent with at least one of the. six either in construction scheduled.
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most of these rules separate e.u. nations from countries outside the union but some fences a planned between member states a move that's against the spirit of the e.u. according to the e.u.'s foreign policy chief europe was built on the idea that walls have to fold down europe was built on the idea of coming together. more refuges and migrants traveling around the wards within africa within asia than those that are coming to europe this to say we have europeans to put things in perspective and to realize that it is not only a european phenomenon it is a global move. starting from wars conflicts poverty natural disasters climate change it is the war that is going in that direction people move out of desperation out of hope and we have to learn how to manage this. without
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a political solution in sight migrants and refugees remain undeterred taking on increasingly dangerous routes into europe. when we where in that border in the same i was standing on one leg and raising my son on the other one to in order to get him up from the water because the water was still here. in. the corner.
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